Small Days and Nights

As a fictional novel that dwells on topics of family, politics and health, Small Days and Nights tells the story of Grace, an Indian-Italian woman whose life takes an unexpected turn. When news of her mother’s demise reaches her in US, she makes her way to her childhood home in Pondicherry to perform the lastContinue reading “Small Days and Nights”

The Peshwa: War of the Deceivers

Tell me that a 400+ paged novel about politics, war and strategy will have me rooted to the spot for over 6 hours and I’d probably have laughed in your face. Well, I’d have done exactly that before having read The Peshwa: War of the Deceivers by Ram Sivasankaran. Set against the backdrop of theContinue reading “The Peshwa: War of the Deceivers”

Cover Reveal — Paradise Towers by Shweta Bachchan-Nanda

Shweta Bachchan-Nanda’s debut novel is all set to leap onto bookshelves come 2nd week of October 2018. The book already has a very mesmerizing trailer that you can watch on HarperCollins India’s Instagram page. Here’s what the cover looks like: About Paradise Towers: Dinesh opens the door to the Kapoor flat to find Lata, theContinue reading “Cover Reveal — Paradise Towers by Shweta Bachchan-Nanda”

Book Review — Dreamers by Snigdha Poonam

Snigdha Poonam’s Dreamers brings to light the struggles and aspirations of the Indian youth. In a society that is brimming with job seekers, the paucity of employment propels these young Indians into doing whatever it takes to make ends meet. Filled with political stances and the desire to break through the gateway of modernism, this book bringsContinue reading “Book Review — Dreamers by Snigdha Poonam”

Book Review — Amla Mater by Devi Menon

Amla Mater is a very short graphic novel in which the narrator recounts her childhood memories. The act of making gooseberry pickle reminds her of the times she had spent in Kerala with her childhood friend, Maya. I was very intrigued by the title of the book and also the fact that it’s a graphic novel.Continue reading “Book Review — Amla Mater by Devi Menon”